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"Pokémon, I Choose You!"
September 08, 1998
1. The character Ash Ketchum makes his first appearance.
2. The character Delia Ketchum/Mrs. Ketchum makes her first appearance.
3. The character Gary Oak makes his first appearance.
4. The characters Gary Oak's cheerleading squad make their first appearance.
5. The character Professor Samuel Oak makes his first appearance.
6. Ash receives a Pikachu as his first Pokémon from Professor Samuel Oak.
7. Ash receives six Pokéballs from Professor Samuel Oak.
8. Ash receives a Kanto region Pokédex from Professor Samuel Oak.
9. Ash begins his Pokémon adventure.
10. Ash does not succeed in catching a Pidgey.
11. The character Misty makes her first appearance.
12. Ash steals Misty's bicyle, and says that he will return it to her.
13. Ash's Pikachu destroys Misty's bicycle with Thunderbolt.
14. Ash becomes friends with Pikachu after Ash tries to protect Pikachu from an attacking flock of Spearow.
15. The Legendary Pokémon—Ho-Oh—makes its first complete appearance.
16. Ash encounters the Legendary Pokémon—Ho-Oh.
Delia Ketchum/Mrs. Ketchum
Professor Samuel Oak
Pikachu (after receiving it from Professor Samuel Oak.)
Professor Samuel Oak:
Pikachu (before giving it to Ash.)
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